Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Addiction

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Everyone experiences obsessive thoughts or worries from time to time.  They can include fearing the door is unlocked when you leave the house or feeling unsafe when you’re away from home. However, for someone with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), these thoughts are uncontrollable and interfere with their day-to-day lives. In fact, OCD has been associated with […]

The Importance of Identifying a Co-occurring Disorder in Treatment

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A person’s addiction can affect almost every aspect of their life. Relationships, finances, careers, and more can be thrown to the wind when active use and drinking are in full swing.  There are times when issues with substance abuse can grow so strong that they exacerbate other medical and mental health issues. People addicted to […]